Hing is a spice that is used for a variety of purposes. Hing is used in treating stomach disorders and cures people who are suffering from gas, bloating, acidity, constipation, and improves stomach health. Respiratory disorders are kept under control when asafoetida is consumed daily, and this is a good spice that can be taken in the cold and winter season as well because it helps in removing chest congestion and also removes phlegm. It helps to maintain skin texture and improves skin moisture and radiance. Hing is a healthy spice that can prevent the growth of the H1N1 virus in the body. It has been found to improve the mood of a person and is an antidepressant.
This is a potential smelling spice that is widely used in Indian and Persian cuisines. The strong flavour has given it the title “devils dung”, and this spice provides fibre, calcium, phosphorus, iron, niacin, carotene and riboflavin. Asafoetida or Hing spice is known as antiviral, antibacterial and is also used for medicinal purposes.